PROVO – After a weekend home, the BYU women’s tennis team travels to California for its last two regular-season West Coast Conference matchups versus Pacific and Saint Mary’s.
The Cougars face off against the Tigers on Friday, April 19, at 12 p.m. PDT at the Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center. BYU will then take on Saint Mary’s on Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. PDT at the Timothy Korth Tennis Complex.
BYU The Cougars (10-9, 3-4) went 0-2 last weekend, suffering losses against Loyola Marymount and No. 8 Pepperdine. Junior Polina Malykh kept her singles winning streak alive, notching her 13th victory in a row against Loyola Marymount, while sophomore Anastasia Abramyan upset No. 84-ranked Adrijana Lekaj of Pepperdine.Comment on this story
Pacific The Tigers also suffered two losses in a row last weekend. Gonzaga swept Pacific 4-0, while Portland took a 4-1 victory over the Tigers. Their overall record for the season is 4-12 with a 1-6 WCC standing. The Cougars hold a 4-1 all-time advantage over Pacific, winning in their last three appearances.
Saint Mary’s The Gaels split last weekend, 1-1, first taking a sweep over Portland and then losing 0-4 to Gonzaga. Saint Mary’s maintains a 9-9, 5-2 standing for the season, and has one singles and one doubles team nationally ranked. BYU took a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Gaels in their regular season matchup during the 2017-18 season.